Q&A: Where will agile workplaces ultimately lead us?

Neil Usher, former workplace director, Sky; executive consultant, Unispace

The growth of agile workplaces around the world could lead us to one of three outcomes.

The first is that it becomes the inevitable future for everyone – the ultimate reconciliation of sterile corridors of private offices being serried rows of soulless and degrading open-plan desks.

Option two is that it is nothing more than a passing phase with which we soon dispense, and option three is that it could challenge our natural tendency to territoriality, proving it to be ultimately